Daily Dispatches

 
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Breaking news along with stories other media tend to overlook, including Mindy Belz's "Globe Trot" reports and Warren Cole Smith's "Signs and Wonders."

Supreme Court keeps Virginia marriage laws in place

By The Editors
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Marriage | The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday issued an emergency stay on the federal appeals court ruling striking down Virginia’s traditional marriage laws. The…

Cities experiment with paying poor students for good grades

Cities experiment with paying poor students for good grades

By Emily Scheie
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Education | High-school students don’t usually see cash rewards for school success until their education helps them secure a job. But New York City and Memphis, Tenn.,

Could Elizabeth Warren give Clinton a run for her money?

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | This article is the fifth in a series called White House Wednesday, by the staff of The World and Everything in It, looking at potential 2016 candidates for

I went to jail and all I got was this lousy T-shirt

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | It was a case of mug shot inception in Madison, Maine, when a man wore something special to his jail booking: a T-shirt with his mug shot printed on it. 

Midday Roundup: Ferguson residents rejoice over a calmer night

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Moving forward. A St. Louis grand jury will start hearing evidence this morning in the shooting that killed African-American teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 9.

Globe Trot: Calls for military intervention in Iraq are becoming a chorus

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ:Why is the world silent while Christians are being slaughtered in the Middle East and Africa? Ronald S. Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress,

U.S. troops could be headed back to Baghdad

By Leigh Jones
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Syria | Airstrikes will not stop despite threats to another American journalist

Houston anti-bias policy fight postponed until January

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | Houston’s controversial Equal Rights Ordinance will not be put to voters this year after an important deadline to get it on the November ballot passed…

Midday Roundup: Finally, talks of peace in Ukraine

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Talks planned. Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and European Union officials next week to make an…

National Guard summoned to Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | Troops needed as confrontations escalate between police and protesters over the shooting of Michael Brown

Ebola outbreak shows no sign of slowing down

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | After completing his 21-day isolation on Sunday, SIM missionary David Writebol flew to Atlanta to visit his wife, Nancy, who is being treated for Ebola at…

Midday Roundup: Is Rick Perry a criminal or victim of politics?

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Undeterred. Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to continue his unofficial presidential campaign despite a grand jury’s indictment of him Friday for abuse of power.

 
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